Jan 26, 2018 ~ DBG Automotive Partners with DiCentral & SAP to Expand Market Reach

January 26, 2018 Peter Edlund

Canadian Automotive Provider Expands Manufacturing into US by Partnering with DiCentral’s Cloud-based Automotive/Release EDI Solution

Houston – January 26, 2018 DiCentral, a leading global provider of B2Bi Managed Services, today announced its partnership with SAP to provide DBG Automotive with a cloud-based automotive release EDI solution for S/4 HANA. DBG Automotive, a Canadian provider of custom metal products to the automotive, heavy truck, agriculture and commercial industries, relied on DiCentral to deliver the SAP S/4 HANA integration in a tight four-month go-live timeframe to streamline its manufacturing and financial functions.

DiCentral’s EDI integration to SAP S/4 HANA was the first of its kind in the automotive industry, and enabled DBG Automotive to scale to a multi-plant environment. The combined solution delivered a high return on investment under tight deadlines with unmatched issue resolution.

“With the implementation of a SAP S/4 HANA and DiCentral’s EDI translator solution, DBG Automotive gains a seamless integrated solution with improved levels of supply chain visibility”, said Julian Waynewright, DBG Automotive’s Information Technology Manager.  “We also gain an intuitive EDI solution that’s more cost-effective to manage.”

DBG Automotive leaned on SAP’s formidable partnership with DiCentral to provide EDI translation, mapping and integration to SAP S/4 HANA. The ground-breaking integration solution was the most recent example of the DiCentral-SAP partnership which also produced on a supply chain integration study in collaboration with the University of Tennessee in the Spring of 2017.

"Innovation is the driving force of DiCentral. Whether our customers need to improve supply chain visibility or streamline processes through ERP integration, DiCentral leans on our leading-edge, proprietary solutions to deliver projects on time, and under budget,” said Thuy Mai, President and CEO of DiCentral. “Partnering with SAP on the first automotive solution integrating SAP S/4 HANA shows the strength of the partnership in this ever changing auto industry.”


About DiCentral

Founded in 2000, DiCentral is a leading global provider of B2Bi Managed Services headquartered in Houston, Texas, with 10 offices worldwide supporting customers in over 27 countries. DiCentral’s services and solutions are singularly focused on B2B integration and used by many of the Fortune 1000 as well as many in the SMB market, processing over $200 billion in transactions for over 30,000 organizations worldwide. The company’s vertical expertise transcends Automotive, Retail, Distribution, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Health Care, Energy and Financial Services. DiCentral provides turn-key Cloud based B2Bi Managed Services, which allows organizations to connect and exchange critical business documents with their trading community. The core components of the Managed Services offering include: ERP Integration, Secure B2B Communications, Data Transformation, Business Rule Analytics, Inventory Management, and Trading Partner Community Management. The company develops and markets a complementary suite of supply chain applications. For more information, please visit http://www.dicentral.com.   


About DBG Automotive

For over 35 years, DBG has been supplying the Automotive, Heavy Truck, Military, Agriculture and commercial White Goods Industries as a Tier One & Tier Two Provider. Headquartered in Ontario, Canada, DBG has operations across Canada, Mexico and now in the USA. DBG is known for its highly trained associates that work with its customers at every stage of the manufacturing process; from concept to finished product. Its services include in-house design, rapid prototyping, tooling, metal stamping, fabrication, VA/VE solutions, and sequenced modular assembly. For more information, please visit http://www.dbgcanada.ca.

About the Author

Peter Edlund

Founding member and executive at Dicentral, a global B2B integration company with over 20 years of solving complex supply chain integration problems. I am passionate about helping people in the retail, automotive and healthcare industries achieve revenue growth through a better understanding of the world of connected commerce. Frequently published, sought after speaker and host of “The Connected Show”, a video blog that connects our viewers to the people and news that influence today’s integrated supply chains.

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